Trail Talks

Join us for another installment of our exciting Trail Talk Series where you’ll hear from local experts who will share their knowledge and expertise related to the Tahoe Rim Trail – from things that live here to how to plan your next adventure, our speakers will ignite your passion for Tahoe!

Please register in advance for these events, as space is limited. Trail Talks are FREE and open to the public.

Please Note: Each talk is subject to cancellation due to inclement weather. For more information or for future topic suggestions, please contact or 775-298-4485.

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May 2017

How to Complete the TRT

May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
REI Reno, 2225 Harvard Way
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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"You need special shoes for hiking - and a bit of a special soul as well." - Emme Woodhull-Bäche

Join us at the Reno REI this May to learn other hiking essentials and tips from a panel of expert Tahoe Rim Trail Association guides. Let them help prepare you to take on the TRT in your own way in this interactive event.

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June 2017

Wildflowers of Tahoe

June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lake Tahoe Community College, 1 College Drive
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 United States
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"Flowers are the music of the ground. From earth's lips spoken without sound." - Edwin Curran

Come learn about all the fantastic visions that will erupt from the ground as the snow melts in Tahoe. Discover the best places along the TRT to find a view and immerse yourself in all of this year's wildflower magic.

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How DO you Poop in the Woods? (And other LNT Questions)

June 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Alpenglow Sports, 415 North Lake Blvd
Tahoe City, CA 96145 United States
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"It starts with an 'S' and it ends with a 'T',
It comes out of you and it comes out of me.
I know what you're thinking, but don't call it that!
Be scientific and call it SCAT!"

Join us at Alpenglow's Mountain Fest to learn all the best LNT practices about how to poop in the woods without grossing everyone else (and yourself!) out. At the end of this evening clinic, participants will receive a FREE backcountry poop-kit from Alpenglow Sports!

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October 2017

Tackling the TRT with your Horse

October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Galena Creek Visitor Center, 18250 Mount Rose Highway
Reno, NV 89511 United States
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"There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man." - Winston Churchill

Join us and TRT thru-riders, Phyllis Keller and Wayne Woolway, this October to gain helpful insights on riding in the Sierra and tackling the TRT by horseback.

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